Overview

Medical Doctor

THE OPPORTUNITY

HealthX is an exciting and newly established rapidly expanding primary healthcare organization located in Nairobi, Kenya. Our pioneering work spans multiple facets of population health management through the enablement of innovative patient-centric technology solutions. Our clients have easy access to low-cost, high-quality healthcare services, including from the comfort of their homes/offices or when traveling using our virtual telehealth platforms and mobile application. You will have every opportunity to not just develop your career and grow professionally but also achieve personal satisfaction making a positive difference to clients’ lives.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

As a medical doctor, you will be involved with restoring a patient’s optimum health, perform health assessments, prescribe medication, create treatment plans, and provide primary healthcare and wellness advice to patients. Major responsibilities for this role will be:
Work independently in managing a wide scope of primary healthcare cases including acute and chronic diseases, and complex medical problems that can be managed at the primary healthcare level.
Provide remote treatment when/if primary healthcare condition could be managed in-house while following HealthX policies and procedures.
Compile patient histories, formulates diagnosis, order appropriate diagnostic tests, and prescribe appropriate treatment.
Respond to and handle inbound calls from patients directly or calls transferred from care coordinator/nurse/patient advocate.
Perform periodic outbound calls to ensure that patients receive further care and follow-up, if required, in a timely manner.
Offer in-home assessment to patients with identified barriers to appropriate healthcare facilities.
Remotely monitor enrolled patients through telemonitoring software.
Provide health promotion and preventive services including child health services, antenatal care and primary healthcare screening etc.
Educate clients, patients, and families on their health and how to maintain and promote it.
Coordinate patient care with secondary level through appropriate referral to hospitals, including emergency referral, and maintain responsibility for patient’s primary healthcare.
Maintain high standard of documentation in electronic medical records.
Keep up to date with evidence-based medical knowledge in the field of General Practice and primary healthcare.
Participate in professional development programs and ensure license to practice as a General Practitioner (at minimum) is maintained and up to date.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Basic Medical Degree (MBBS or equivalent) from medical school acceptable to MOH
Satisfactory completion of a one-year internship
At least 3 years clinical experience post-graduation in General Practice
Must have a valid MOH/ KMPDC license to practice

WHAT WORKING AT HEALTHX OFFERS

A competitive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our organization. In addition, we offer:
Support, coaching, feedback, and opportunity to work with veterans of the telehealth industry.
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career.
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you; and
The peace and contentment of always “Doing the Right Thing” and making a difference to someone’s life.

Email CVs and cover letters  with the subject – Medical Doctor Job Advert by 1st December 2021.

MODE OF APPLICATION

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About HealthX Africa

HealthX Africa makes high quality primary health care and wellness accessible, affordable, convenient and equal. We use the power of digital technology to reach every user with quality primary health care services wherever they are, whenever they want, and as often as they need. We believe you should have the power to make the best health and wellness decisions for yourself and your family, not driven by cost or fear, but by what you need. Be it preventive, promotive, curative, or rehabilitative primary health care, we strive to be your constant and trusted partner on your health and wellness journey, and to support you in achieving your dreams and aspirations for yourself and your family.